Herb Alpert

Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American trumpeter who led Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass in the 1960s. During the same decade, he co-founded A&M Records with Jerry Moss.

Herb Alpert
Alpert in 1966
Background information
Also known asDore Alpert, Tito Alpert
Born (1935-03-31) March 31, 1935 (age 86)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Trumpeter
  • composer
  • arranger
  • songwriter
  • singer
  • record producer
  • record executive
  • painter
  • sculptor
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • piano
  • vocals
Years active1957–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websiteherbalpert.com

His career highlights as a musician include recording five No. 1 albums; charting 28 albums on the Billboard magazine album chart; achieving sales of 14 platinum albums and 15 gold albums; and earning nine Grammy Awards. He has sold 72 million records worldwide.[1] Alpert is the only musician to hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 pop chart as both a vocalist ("This Guy's in Love with You", 1968) and an instrumentalist ("Rise", 1979).